David Mark Everett (born September 2, 1968) is an American retired middle-distance runner who won the bronze medal in the 800-meter event at the 1991 World Championships in Tokyo. The following year, Everett finished second in the US Olympic Trials in New Orleans behind Johnny Gray. A few weeks later Everett beat Gray at the Bislett Games in Oslo, setting a new personal best of 1:43.40. Everett and Gray went to Barcelona as favorites for the gold and silver medals. However, Everett did not finish the race and Gray won the Olympic bronze behind William Tanui and Nixon Kiprotich.
Throughout his career, Everett was known for his finishing speed, a kicker, usually coming from behind on the final straightaway. His right arm was flailing awkwardly, some said it made his body look like it was twisting.Dwight Stones reported it was from a broken arm as a child.